U.S. Patent Prosecutors Desk Reference
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U.S. Patent Prosecutors Desk Reference (2021 Edition) by Joshua P. Graham & Thomas G. Marlow, assists patent prosecutors in responding to Office Actions issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejecting patent application claims. It is a quick, reliable reference to assist prosecutors in creating, researching, and supporting patentability arguments. Each section of the reference work includes the basis for the rejection, responses to the rejection, and legal authority supporting the responses. The 2021 Edition cites to the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure and offers comprehensive and updated sources of law that correspond to recent rejections made by the USPTO.
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Table of contents
Section 1000 35 U.S.C. 101 Inventions Patentable
Section 2000 35 U.S.C. 102 Conditions for Patentability, novelty and loss of right to patent
Section 3000 35 U.S.C. 103 Conditions for Patentability, non-obvious subject matter
Section 4000 35 U.S.C. 112 Specification
Section 5000 Double Patenting
Section 6000 35 U.S.C. 171 Patents for design
Section 7000 35 U.S.C. 251 Reissue of defective patents
Section 8000 Res Judicata